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February 2, 2012

Group opposes plan to make “Toto” breed Kansas state

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Group opposes plan to make “Toto” breed Kansas state
Ed Trimmer asking him to withdraw a bill designating the Cairn terrier the state’s official dog breed. The “Oz” movie is set, in part, in Kansas. Martin Mersereau, director of cruelty investigations for PETA, said designating the Cairn terrier as state dog

Choosing The Right Dog For Your Family
Kids under 7 are not typically great with puppies or small, toy dog breeds. If you have younger children in your home, it may be better to get a medium-to-large dog over 6 months old. Households with older or physically challenged members may do

Westminster introduces 6 new breeds to competition
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Six dogs will make history this year as the newest breeds eligible to compete at Westminster. If they have visions of winning, though, history is against them. The names of some of these rookie breeds competing in this year

Is the Movie Industry Guilty of ‘Dog Breed-ism’?
Update: Jan. 31, 12:25 p.m. E.T. Blackie is officially a Golden Collar nominee, according to Dog News Daily. She received over 500 write-in votes in less than a day. Looks like Scorsese’s campaign (and the work of Blackie’s many fans) paid off.

Lovely breed, the Siamese, if you please
While we spend a lot of time thinking about health problems that pertain specifically to certain dog breeds, the so-called “fancy” cat doesn’t call a lot of attention to itself. There are fewer specialty breeds of cats, and mostly we think of

Agility Contests Go to the Dogs as Tiny Breeds Star in ‘Petit Prix’
The big event for the association, which has more than 2,000 registered dogs, is the Petit Prix. There canines compete in events like the two-part Power and Speed—considered the Iron Dog of games with the first leg involving technical

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Owner injured defending puppy from Epsom dog attack

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Owner injured defending puppy from Epsom dog attack
The owner of a six-month old Labrador needed hospital treatment after defending her puppy from attack by a Staffordshire bull terrier. Bracken, a chocolate brown Labrador, was playing with other dogs in Nonsuch Park, Epsom, on Saturday, January 14, at

Owner appeals after dog abuse hearing
A WOMAN who subjected her dog to ‘prolonged neglect’ to such an extent it had agreed to allow RSPCA inspectors to check on the cats’ health this week. Neil Hinton, defending, said: “She has always found the company of her animals a comfort.”

Capitol briefs: Senate passes dog-training bill – Richmond Times Dispatch

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Capitol briefs: Senate passes dog-training bill – Richmond Times Dispatch

Capitol briefs: Senate passes dog-training bill
Richmond Times Dispatch
sentence for an aggravated manslaughter conviction is seven years. Good news for all you bear hound hunters out there. The Virginia Senate on Wednesday approved Senate Bill 147, which would allow the training of dogs to hunt bears to occur at night.

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As part of training, service dog gets acquainted with city police officers – Evansville Courier & Press

As part of training, service dog gets acquainted with city police officers
Evansville Courier & Press
By Megan Erbacher Special to the Courier & Press EVANSVILLE — Girly, a 6-month-old Leonberger service dog in training, was introduced to second-shift Evansville police officers Wednesday afternoon. The officers are assisting in Girly's training by

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Dog-training classes begin in Feb. – The Daily News Journal

Dog-training classes begin in Feb.
The Daily News Journal
Dog-training and dog-handling classes are being offered in February by the Greater Murfreesboro Kennel Club and Murfreesboro Obedience Training Club. All classes will be held at the Tennessee Livestock Center, located on the MTSU campus on Greenland

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Sending dogs to war – NJ.com


NJ.com
Sending dogs to war
NJ.com
It very rarely is. Bad owners don't call trainers for help. I've yet to hear someone call me and say “Hey, can you help me? I taught my dog how to hate other dogs, but now I want to take him to the dog park without attacking them.” Never happens.
Best wildland areas to take your dogSan Francisco Chronicle

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Villa La Paws Pet Resort Announces the Launch of its Nationwide Franchise Program – EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)

Villa La Paws Pet Resort Announces the Launch of its Nationwide Franchise Program
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)
PHOENIX–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–Villa La Paws, a cage-free pet resort, spa and dog training company, today announced the launch of its nationwide franchise program, Villa La Paws LLC, as part of its goal to expand the brand's footprint nationwide

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Registration for dog training classes begins Feb. 13 – TCPalm

Registration for dog training classes begins Feb. 13
TCPalm
VERO BEACH — Registration for Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County puppy and dog training classes will begin Feb. 13 at 9 am and run through February until classes are filled. The cost for 6 weeks of training is $35,

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Training Dogs with Disabilities – MyFox Houston


MyFox Houston
Training Dogs with Disabilities
MyFox Houston
Raising and training a dog with a disability can be an incredibly rewarding experience. Most dogs overcome their own physical challenges with ease and joy. But many need our help navigating the human world. This week I was so happy to have Eve with me.

Dog training without the treats – KARE

Dog training without the treats
KARE
Dog trainer Kathryn Newman joined us today to talk about how you can get your pet to listen without always having to use treats. She said the trick is to start to introduce distractions (any item or scenario that will cause you dog to not listen or

Denny’s and Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan Team Up To Sell Skillet Meals – D Magazine


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Denny's and Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan Team Up To Sell Skillet Meals
D Magazine
I love dogs and I love National Geographic Wild's “The Dog Whisperer” starring Cesar Milan. His dog-training shows are as addicting as “House Hunters International.” However, Cesar's method of teaching one how to be the alpha member of the pack only
Peaceful protest planned for Cesar Millan's Akron appearanceExaminer.com
Cesar Millan: The Skillet WhispererDogster.com (blog)
'Dog Whisperer' coming to Palace TheatreMansfield News Journal

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85-Year Old Woman Saves Husband – KTVA CBS 11 News Alaska

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85-Year Old Woman Saves Husband – KTVA CBS 11 News Alaska


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85-Year Old Woman Saves Husband
KTVA CBS 11 News Alaska
By Kate McPherson The story of a 85-year old woman saving her husband from a moose attack last Friday, in Willow, is being described by an act of courage and instinct. 82-year old, George Murphy, and his wife, Dorothea Taylor, were taking their two
Badass 85-Year-Old Woman Saves Her Husband From Moose AttackJezebel

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Valley woman saved by her dog – ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)


ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)
Valley woman saved by her dog
ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)
GLENDALE, AZ – A miniature schnauzer is credited with saving his owner's life. “You're thinking you're going to die,” said Bethe Bennett from her hospital bed at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center with her dog still by her side.

Arizona Author Bethe Bennett Saved By Dog Who Brought Her Phone, Paper – Huffington Post

Arizona Author Bethe Bennett Saved By Dog Who Brought Her Phone, Paper
Huffington Post
An elderly Arizona woman and author who suffered a harsh fall last Friday is alive and recovering at a nearby hospital thanks to her service dog Danny, who not only helped her regain consciousness but also brought her the tools she needed to call for

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Dog’s licks, phone-grabbing trick saves woman’s life – TruthDive


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Dog's licks, phone-grabbing trick saves woman's life
TruthDive
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A woman in US, who broke her thigh bone and passed out after falling on her tiled kitchen, has credited her dog for saving her life. According to ABC15.com, Bethe Bennett's service dog, Danny, licked her face until she woke
Dog's licks save owner's lifeNinemsn

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Elderly woman saves husband from moose – UPI.com


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Elderly woman saves husband from moose
UPI.com
23 (UPI) — An 85-year-old Alaskan woman saved her husband from a moose attack by whacking the big animal with a shovel until it backed away, police said. The moose charged while Dorothea Taylor and husband George Murphy, 82, were out with their dogs
Wife Saves Husband from Moose Using ShovelFOX 4 News
Woman, 85, saves husband from mooseEmirates 24/7
Wife, 85, Saves Husband From Moose With ShovelWLTX.com

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Hero dog saves abused woman – Daily Press (blog)

Hero dog saves abused woman
Daily Press (blog)
Last year, when a woman's abusive boyfriend tried to beat her to death with a hammer, it was a dog that saved her life. The family's Great Dane leapt onto the bed and laid his body across the woman's, taking the hammer blows, himself.

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Woman Says Dog Saved Her from Massillon Apartment Fire – Cleveland News – Fox 8

Woman Says Dog Saved Her from Massillon Apartment Fire
Cleveland News – Fox 8
She credits her dachshund, Heidi, for alerting her to the fire, and for saving their lives. "(Heidi) went over to the door, and she started smelling around the door. She came over, grabbed my pant leg … wanted me to get up, and I went over,

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Fossil bones give insight into evolution – Ninemsn

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Fossil bones give insight into evolution – Ninemsn

Fossil bones give insight into evolution
Ninemsn
Dog's licks save owner's lifeA dog in the US is being credited with saving its owner's life after she fell unconscious after a fall at her Arizona home. Teen denies spelling bee gaffe was prankAn American boy who shot to online fame as a prankster

Stockholm man saves child from raging dog – The Local.se


The Local.se
Stockholm man saves child from raging dog
The Local.se
A bloodthirsty Rottweiler bit a 6-year-old boy bloody and dragged him along a gravel path in central Stockholm before a man saw the attack and kicked the dog to release its grip. Pontus Klingspor, 38, has been voted a Swedish hero in daily

Eagle Scout earns all 129 merit badges, saves grandpa – Salt Lake Tribune

Eagle Scout earns all 129 merit badges, saves grandpa
Salt Lake Tribune
By Carol Lindsay Clearfield • John Bills' quest to earn every Boy Scout merit badge had an unexpected result: It saved his grandfather's life. It wasn't the life-saving merit badge that did it. Or first aid. Or emergency preparedness.

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Dog wars are heating up in Tinseltown

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Dog wars are heating up in Tinseltown
while Blackie gives an uncompromising performance as a ferocious guard dog who terrorizes children. I’m sure you can see what I’m driving at.” He suggests, sure it’s easy to root for heroes but what about the anti-hero? We accept, even embrace

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Dog Breeding And Canine Diversity (PHOTOS)

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Dog Breeding And Canine Diversity (PHOTOS)
For reasons both practical and whimsical, man’s best friend has been artificially evolved into the most diverse animal on the planet — a staggering achievement, given that most of the 350 to 400 dog breeds in existence have been around for only

Man arrested for filming in women’s toilet – Ninemsn

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Man arrested for filming in women’s toilet – Ninemsn

Man arrested for filming in women's toilet
Ninemsn
Dog's licks save owner's lifeA dog in the US is being credited with saving its owner's life after she fell unconscious after a fall at her Arizona home. Flood warning issued for 550 propertiesEvacuation warnings have been issued for parts of Moree,

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Consider Uggie, Day 63: Martin Scorsese Calls Out Artist Wonder Dog; Facebook … – Movieline

Consider Uggie, Day 63: Martin Scorsese Calls Out Artist Wonder Dog; Facebook
Movieline
More tellingly, Uggie plays a nice little mascot who does tricks and saves his master's life in one of the films, while Blackie gives an uncompromising performance as a ferocious guard dog who terrorizes children. I'm sure you can see what I'm driving

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Fossil bones give insight into evolution – Ninemsn

Fossil bones give insight into evolution
Ninemsn
Dog's licks save owner's lifeA dog in the US is being credited with saving its owner's life after she fell unconscious after a fall at her Arizona home. Teen denies spelling bee gaffe was prankAn American boy who shot to online fame as a prankster

Washington Township high schooler saves grandfather’s life – NJ.com


NJ.com
Washington Township high schooler saves grandfather's life
NJ.com
By Michelle Caffrey Mat BoyleJerry Bellissima, 17, talks about saving his grandfather’s life by using the Heimlich maneuver, which he learned at Wedgwood. WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP—Jerry Bellissima didn't panic. In fact, he says, he wasn't thinking about

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Stockholm man saves child from raging dog – The Local.se


The Local.se
Stockholm man saves child from raging dog
The Local.se
A bloodthirsty Rottweiler bit a 6-year-old boy bloody and dragged him along a gravel path in central Stockholm before a man saw the attack and kicked the dog to release its grip. Pontus Klingspor, 38, has been voted a Swedish hero in daily

Hero Dog ‘Lucky’ Retires After Sniffing Out 40 Million Illegal Cigarettes (VIDEO)

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Hero Dog ‘Lucky’ Retires After Sniffing Out 40 Million Illegal Cigarettes (VIDEO)
After seven years sniffing out contraband at a Polish customs office, Lucky the labrador is giving his nose a well deserved rest. Over the span of his career, Lucky reportedly sniffed out as many as 40 million illegal cigarettes. Now, Lucky is

Former Minnesota high school standout and current NHL player David Backes is a hero to dogs
Fox2 in St. Louis has the tale of David Backes — former Spring Lake Park and MSU-Mankato standout now playing with the St. Louis Blues — and how he combined his love of rescuing stray dogs with his love of learning to fly by taking a 700-mile

Hero dodges cars to save dog
Walla Walla, WA – Fate and a Good Samaritan were on the side of a small dog who recently found himself dodging traffic on a busy highway. David Cook, 25, was travelling on Highway 12 near Walla Walla when he saw something terrifying a small dog

The Groundhog Report: A Split Decision
RELATED: Groundhogs, the Fountain of Youth, and Another Hero Dog Moments ago, both groundhogs — one in Pennsylvania, the other at the Staten Island Zoo — were woken up early by their

Montgomery protects 300 acres of farmland – Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

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Montgomery protects 300 acres of farmland – Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

Montgomery protects 300 acres of farmland
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
by Kate S. Alexander, Staff Writer Dan Gross/The Gazette W. Drew Stabler with his dog Dexter on his Gaithersburg farm. The county has made its first Building Lot Termination preservation easement acquisition, which includes land from Stabler's Sunny

LETTER: Thank you to volunteers who make a difference in lives of animals – Gaston Gazette

LETTER: Thank you to volunteers who make a difference in lives of animals
Gaston Gazette
They will be happy that Friday is here and feeling good about saving so many lives during the week, when they are faced with someone dropping off a number of cats or dogs at 4:30. Instead of venting or getting mad about the things the owner could have

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VPD defends police dog attack by showing video of plaintiff smashing bus windows – Open File (blog)


Open File (blog)
VPD defends police dog attack by showing video of plaintiff smashing bus windows
Open File (blog)
At a Monday morning press conference, the Vancouver Police Department defended a dog mauling by showing a video of a man—who's suing the VPD after being bitten by a police dog—smashing the windows of a city bus. In the clip, 33-year-old Christopher

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Melissa Rivers Defends Her Decision To Date Vivid’s Porn King – Access Hollywood


Access Hollywood
Melissa Rivers Defends Her Decision To Date Vivid's Porn King
Access Hollywood
Dog trainer Omar Van Muller brings “The Artist” scene stealer Uggie the dog to Access Hollywood Live where Omar talks with Billy Bush and Kit Hoover about Uggie shooting the silent film. Why is this movie going to be Uggie's last?

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Breeder defends condition of dogs – Albany Times Union

Breeder defends condition of dogs
Albany Times Union
By LAUREN STANFORTH, Staff writer WORCESTER — Underweight dogs were seized from a well-known Schenectady property owner at a breeding kennel he owns in Otsego County. State Trooper Walter Schliermann of Oneonta said police received a complaint about

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Dog protects master from muggers – Weston & Somerset Mercury

Dog protects master from muggers
Weston & Somerset Mercury
A LOYAL dog helped protect his master by growling at a would-be mugger and scaring the offender away. To send a link to this page to a friend, simply enter their email address below. The message will include the name and email address you gave us when

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Domestic Violence Shelter Opens Doors to Pets After Heroic Dog Protects Owner – TIME

Domestic Violence Shelter Opens Doors to Pets After Heroic Dog Protects Owner
TIME
She may have died, she said, if it wasn't for her dog, a Great Dane, who jumped in the middle of the ruckus and protected his owner before the man threw both the dog and the woman out a second story window. In the past, the Rose Brooks Center didn't

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Show dogs, cats some love – The Daily News of Newburyport

Show dogs, cats some love
The Daily News of Newburyport
This Valentine's Day, and every day, let's show some love to the ones who love us for better or for worse: our dogs and cats. Here are some ideas: Take long walks on the beach— or just around the neighborhood. The chance to exercise, breathe fresh air

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Skechers Defends Super Bowl Ad Featuring ‘Cruel’ Greyhound Racing – Business Insider


Business Insider
Skechers Defends Super Bowl Ad Featuring 'Cruel' Greyhound Racing
Business Insider
The ad allegedly features jersey-clad greyhounds racing — and losing to — a small dog wearing Skechers. (Mavericks owner and Skechers partner Mark Cuban is also said to be in the commercial). "We can't understand why Skechers would choose to promote

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Cesar Millan Bringing his “Dog Whisperer” Skills to Latin America – Hispanically Speaking News


Hispanically Speaking News
Cesar Millan Bringing his “Dog Whisperer” Skills to Latin America
Hispanically Speaking News
Forever accompanied by his pitbull Junior, Millan defends the role of the family in training people and their dogs. Dogs are pack animals, he says, so to rehabiliate wayward pets, the owner must be trained to be the leader of the pack.

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Dog given a reprieve after owner is blamed for attack

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Dog given a reprieve after owner is blamed for attack
Roger Day, defending Grady, said she was a devoted and responsible dog-owner. He said Grady had no reason to believe the garden was insecure but, when Izzy escaped the first time she put up boards around the hedge bottom to keep her in. Gardeners tidying

Two German shepherds await fate after biting intruder
Sadly, this is an owner responsibility issue rather than a dog issue. If dogs are allowed to run free, they will. But to punish two dogs for defending their own home from an intruder? That is a different story altogether. It should not be a crime if a dog

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Therapy dog program helps prosecutors in court

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Therapy dog program helps prosecutors in court
A child rape case in New York state is being challenged by defense attorneys who said the courtroom dog swayed the jury, according to a New York Times article from August. Defense attorneys in other places have said they are concerned a dog’s presence

Man charged for holding child above dog
LANCASTER, S.C., Feb. 2 (UPI) — A Lancaster, S.C., man was arrested and charged with assault and battery for allegedly dangling a 5-year-old above pit bull, police said. Michael Chavis Jr., 22, was arrested Wednesday and charged in the Jan. 15

Introducing Drew Barrymore’s brand new adorable baby (dog)
There is a reason Drew Barrymore has that completely, blissfully proud smile on her face that has a touch of the ‘I’m about to cry happy tears’ about it – and that reason is in her arms. The little bundle of soft fluffy love that’s snuggling into

Pets can adapt to new baby
Experts say the countdown should include prep time for pets too. A baby changes everything for a pet — from how its home looks, smells and sounds to what the rules are. Low-energy, friendly, social dogs are the most adaptable pets, while independent

Shock after dog dies at parlour
Violet Richardson said her daughter Samantha, 14, an only child, is struggling to cope with the death of her dog. She said a Brakenjan employee picked up the dog from their home in Wilgehof on Monday morning and took Tekkies to the salon.

Two German shepherds await fate after biting intruder

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Two German shepherds await fate after biting intruder
Sadly, this is an owner responsibility issue rather than a dog issue. If dogs are allowed to run free, they will. But to punish two dogs for defending their own home from an intruder? That is a different story altogether. It should not be a crime if a dog

Owner appeals after dog abuse hearing
A WOMAN who subjected her dog to ‘prolonged neglect’ to such an extent it had agreed to allow RSPCA inspectors to check on the cats’ health this week. Neil Hinton, defending, said: “She has always found the company of her animals a comfort.”

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Breeder defends condition of dogs – Albany Times Union

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Breeder defends condition of dogs – Albany Times Union

Breeder defends condition of dogs
Albany Times Union
By LAUREN STANFORTH, Staff writer WORCESTER — Underweight dogs were seized from a well-known Schenectady property owner at a breeding kennel he owns in Otsego County. State Trooper Walter Schliermann of Oneonta said police received a complaint about

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Show dogs, cats some love – The Daily News of Newburyport

Show dogs, cats some love
The Daily News of Newburyport
This Valentine's Day, and every day, let's show some love to the ones who love us for better or for worse: our dogs and cats. Here are some ideas: Take long walks on the beach— or just around the neighborhood. The chance to exercise, breathe fresh air

and more »

LETTER: Thank you to volunteers who make a difference in lives of animals – Gaston Gazette

LETTER: Thank you to volunteers who make a difference in lives of animals
Gaston Gazette
They will be happy that Friday is here and feeling good about saving so many lives during the week, when they are faced with someone dropping off a number of cats or dogs at 4:30. Instead of venting or getting mad about the things the owner could have

and more »

Cesar Millan Bringing his “Dog Whisperer” Skills to Latin America – Hispanically Speaking News


Hispanically Speaking News
Cesar Millan Bringing his “Dog Whisperer” Skills to Latin America
Hispanically Speaking News
Forever accompanied by his pitbull Junior, Millan defends the role of the family in training people and their dogs. Dogs are pack animals, he says, so to rehabiliate wayward pets, the owner must be trained to be the leader of the pack.

and more »

Montgomery protects 300 acres of farmland – Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

Montgomery protects 300 acres of farmland
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
by Kate S. Alexander, Staff Writer Dan Gross/The Gazette W. Drew Stabler with his dog Dexter on his Gaithersburg farm. The county has made its first Building Lot Termination preservation easement acquisition, which includes land from Stabler's Sunny

VPD defends police dog attack by showing video of plaintiff smashing bus windows – Open File (blog)


Open File (blog)
VPD defends police dog attack by showing video of plaintiff smashing bus windows
Open File (blog)
At a Monday morning press conference, the Vancouver Police Department defended a dog mauling by showing a video of a man—who's suing the VPD after being bitten by a police dog—smashing the windows of a city bus. In the clip, 33-year-old Christopher

and more »

Domestic Violence Shelter Opens Doors to Pets After Heroic Dog Protects Owner – TIME

Domestic Violence Shelter Opens Doors to Pets After Heroic Dog Protects Owner
TIME
She may have died, she said, if it wasn't for her dog, a Great Dane, who jumped in the middle of the ruckus and protected his owner before the man threw both the dog and the woman out a second story window. In the past, the Rose Brooks Center didn't

and more »

Dog protects master from muggers – Weston & Somerset Mercury

Dog protects master from muggers
Weston & Somerset Mercury
A LOYAL dog helped protect his master by growling at a would-be mugger and scaring the offender away. To send a link to this page to a friend, simply enter their email address below. The message will include the name and email address you gave us when

and more »

Skechers Defends Super Bowl Ad Featuring ‘Cruel’ Greyhound Racing – Business Insider


Business Insider
Skechers Defends Super Bowl Ad Featuring 'Cruel' Greyhound Racing
Business Insider
The ad allegedly features jersey-clad greyhounds racing — and losing to — a small dog wearing Skechers. (Mavericks owner and Skechers partner Mark Cuban is also said to be in the commercial). "We can't understand why Skechers would choose to promote

and more »

Melissa Rivers Defends Her Decision To Date Vivid’s Porn King – Access Hollywood


Access Hollywood
Melissa Rivers Defends Her Decision To Date Vivid's Porn King
Access Hollywood
Dog trainer Omar Van Muller brings “The Artist” scene stealer Uggie the dog to Access Hollywood Live where Omar talks with Billy Bush and Kit Hoover about Uggie shooting the silent film. Why is this movie going to be Uggie's last?

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More measures can help protect against vicious dog attacks

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More measures can help protect against vicious dog attacks
The tragic death of a 23-month-old boy mauled by a pit bull last weekend only fuels the debate over whether pit bull breeds should be banned altogether. Defenders of pit bulls blame owners for the dog’s upbringing. Proponents of a ban say it is in the

Romney to get Secret Service protection
Romney’s security has been stepped up over the last few weeks, particularly in Florida. In just the last two days, there has been a bomb sniffing dog and SWAT agent on hand at events. It is rumored that the campaign had been in talks with the

Dog attacked; woman to get vet bills paid after 9NEWS steps in
The phone number belongs to a man named Jim Randolph, who owns Top Dog Protection, a local guard dog company. “He described them to a ‘T’ down to their choke collars, so I knew those were definitely the dogs,” Byers said. Randolph told Byers the dogs

Melissa Rivers Defends Her Decision To Date Vivid’s Porn King – Access Hollywood

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Dog Daycare matthews,NC

Melissa Rivers Defends Her Decision To Date Vivid’s Porn King – Access Hollywood


Access Hollywood
Melissa Rivers Defends Her Decision To Date Vivid's Porn King
Access Hollywood
Dog trainer Omar Van Muller brings “The Artist” scene stealer Uggie the dog to Access Hollywood Live where Omar talks with Billy Bush and Kit Hoover about Uggie shooting the silent film. Why is this movie going to be Uggie's last?

and more »

LETTER: Thank you to volunteers who make a difference in lives of animals – Gaston Gazette

LETTER: Thank you to volunteers who make a difference in lives of animals
Gaston Gazette
They will be happy that Friday is here and feeling good about saving so many lives during the week, when they are faced with someone dropping off a number of cats or dogs at 4:30. Instead of venting or getting mad about the things the owner could have

and more »

VPD defends police dog attack by showing video of plaintiff smashing bus windows – Open File (blog)


Open File (blog)
VPD defends police dog attack by showing video of plaintiff smashing bus windows
Open File (blog)
At a Monday morning press conference, the Vancouver Police Department defended a dog mauling by showing a video of a man—who's suing the VPD after being bitten by a police dog—smashing the windows of a city bus. In the clip, 33-year-old Christopher

and more »

Breeder defends condition of dogs – Albany Times Union

Breeder defends condition of dogs
Albany Times Union
By LAUREN STANFORTH, Staff writer WORCESTER — Underweight dogs were seized from a well-known Schenectady property owner at a breeding kennel he owns in Otsego County. State Trooper Walter Schliermann of Oneonta said police received a complaint about

and more »

Show dogs, cats some love – The Daily News of Newburyport

Show dogs, cats some love
The Daily News of Newburyport
This Valentine's Day, and every day, let's show some love to the ones who love us for better or for worse: our dogs and cats. Here are some ideas: Take long walks on the beach— or just around the neighborhood. The chance to exercise, breathe fresh air

and more »

Domestic Violence Shelter Opens Doors to Pets After Heroic Dog Protects Owner – TIME

Domestic Violence Shelter Opens Doors to Pets After Heroic Dog Protects Owner
TIME
She may have died, she said, if it wasn't for her dog, a Great Dane, who jumped in the middle of the ruckus and protected his owner before the man threw both the dog and the woman out a second story window. In the past, the Rose Brooks Center didn't

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Skechers Defends Super Bowl Ad Featuring ‘Cruel’ Greyhound Racing – Business Insider


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Skechers Defends Super Bowl Ad Featuring 'Cruel' Greyhound Racing
Business Insider
The ad allegedly features jersey-clad greyhounds racing — and losing to — a small dog wearing Skechers. (Mavericks owner and Skechers partner Mark Cuban is also said to be in the commercial). "We can't understand why Skechers would choose to promote

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Cesar Millan Bringing his “Dog Whisperer” Skills to Latin America – Hispanically Speaking News


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Cesar Millan Bringing his “Dog Whisperer” Skills to Latin America
Hispanically Speaking News
Forever accompanied by his pitbull Junior, Millan defends the role of the family in training people and their dogs. Dogs are pack animals, he says, so to rehabiliate wayward pets, the owner must be trained to be the leader of the pack.

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Dog protects master from muggers – Weston & Somerset Mercury

Dog protects master from muggers
Weston & Somerset Mercury
A LOYAL dog helped protect his master by growling at a would-be mugger and scaring the offender away. To send a link to this page to a friend, simply enter their email address below. The message will include the name and email address you gave us when

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Montgomery protects 300 acres of farmland – Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

Montgomery protects 300 acres of farmland
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by Kate S. Alexander, Staff Writer Dan Gross/The Gazette W. Drew Stabler with his dog Dexter on his Gaithersburg farm. The county has made its first Building Lot Termination preservation easement acquisition, which includes land from Stabler's Sunny

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Dog’s licks save owner’s life – Ninemsn


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Dog's licks save owner's life
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"He was my little hero." Do you have a photo or video that should be published on ninemsn? Or do you have information that could lead to a news story? Let us know by sending an email to news.feedback@ninemsn.com.au We owe a great deal to Dogs these
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Rep. wants dog walker stun gun case investigated – CBS News

Rep. wants dog walker stun gun case investigated
CBS News
Heck,she should have tased the dogs,then she would already be in jail for "Animal cruelty" Tase a man that wants to leave with his dogs and the She Hitler is a HERO! by uisignorant February 2, 2012 7:12 PM EST What a bunch of clowns.

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Walla Walla man rescues dog from highway – KNDO/KNDU

Walla Walla man rescues dog from highway
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WALLA WALLA, Wash.—A Walla Walla man is being called a hero after rescuing a dog from a highway. If it weren't for him, the dog would not have survived. 25-year-old David Cook says he was driving on Highway 12 in Walla Walla when he saw a dog dodging

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Hero dog revolutionizes shelter policy to let battered women keep pets – New York Daily News


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Hero dog revolutionizes shelter policy to let battered women keep pets
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By Amanda Mikelberg / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS This black Great Dane that protected its owner from an abusive man who attacked her with a hammer was the first dog allowed to live in the Rose Brooks Center women's shelter in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Hero dog dies after alerting family to Chippewa County fire – Leader-Telegram

Hero dog dies after alerting family to Chippewa County fire
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Katherine Henry and Matthew Pike on Tuesday survey their home near Old Albertville in western Chippewa County after a fire killed five dogs and caused an estimated $150000 in damage. Henry and Pike credit one of the dogs with saving their lives and

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Rising from the ashes: Kingwood fundraiser to aid Splendora fire victims – Your Houston News

Rising from the ashes: Kingwood fundraiser to aid Splendora fire victims
Your Houston News
Jackson died a hero. For the Hendrix family – thanks to Jackson – life goes on. It has to. With their immediate needs taken care of thanks to generous donations from members of the community and area businesses, the displaced members of the Hendrix

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Volkswagen Super Bowl Ad a Dog and Cantina Affair – TheHDRoom


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Volkswagen Super Bowl Ad a Dog and Cantina Affair
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Volkswagen has a tall order in front of them in trying to match last year's "The Force" Super Bowl ad by once again tapping into Star Wars and an unlikely hero. The full version of this year's ad is called "The Dog Strikes Back" and features a
Sneak peek: Super Bowl XLVI commercials‎GlobalNews.ca
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The making of Rin Tin Tin – The Economist


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The making of Rin Tin Tin
The Economist
Every national newspaper ran an obituary. One radio announcer mourned the passing of “a gentleman, a scholar, a hero, a cinema star”. He was a dog, to be sure, but he was also “virtually everything we could wish to be”. But of course Rin Tin Tin never
Film series continues with 'Rin Tin Tin' authorFinger Lakes Times

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Do you know a hero dog? – Milford Daily News (blog)

Do you know a hero dog?
Milford Daily News (blog)
By Allan Jung Do you know a hero dog? Right now the American Humane Association is looking for nominations for its 2012 Hero Dog Awards. The video of Zurich, the 2011 Service Dog of the Year is really moving. All the 2011 finalist videos are amazing.

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DOWN/STAY COMMAND c Begin with your dog in a SIT/STAY position, on your left side. c Place your left hand palm down, pinkie toward your dog, around the leash. As you kneel on your right knee, slide leash through your hand until your hand is touching the dogs neck. c As you say “__________, DOWN” (command tone), begin to apply pressure on the dogs right shoulder with your left hand. Gently press down while pulling back simultaneously, as you give the DOWN hand signal with your other hand. You may also pat the ground as you give the command. c Once your dog is in the DOWN position say “STAY” (command tone) and begin to move away. When he breaks the STAY use a quick SNAP toward the ground as you say “NO!” (correction tone) Give the STAY command. Repeat until your dog remains in the DOWN position until you release him. c Your goal is to be able to step over your dog while he remains in the DOWN position. Note: The DOWN command is an act of submission for your dog. This is by far the most important command your dog can learn. It is mandatory that your dog master this. Remember: Make it fun! TRAINING GOAL:___________________________________ ___________________________________________________ c Remember: If you have any questions, please call our office Monday-Friday, 8:30 am -5:00 pm c (704) 573-3647
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DOWN/STAY COMMAND c Begin with your dog in

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DOWN/STAY COMMAND c Begin with your dog in a SIT/STAY position, on your left side. c Place your left hand palm down, pinkie toward your dog, around the leash. As you kneel on your right knee, slide leash through your hand until your hand is touching the dogs neck. c As you say “__________, DOWN” (command tone), begin to apply pressure on the dogs right shoulder with your left hand. Gently press down while pulling back simultaneously, as you give the DOWN hand signal with your other hand. You may also pat the ground as you give the command. c Once your dog is in the DOWN position say “STAY” (command tone) and begin to move away. When he breaks the STAY use a quick SNAP toward the ground as you say “NO!” (correction tone) Give the STAY command. Repeat until your dog remains in the DOWN position until you release him. c Your goal is to be able to step over your dog while he remains in the DOWN position. Note: The DOWN command is an act of submission for your dog. This is by far the most important command your dog can learn. It is mandatory that your dog master this. Remember: Make it fun! TRAINING GOAL:___________________________________ ___________________________________________________ c Remember: If you have any questions, please call our office Monday-Friday, 8:30 am -5:00 pm c (704) 573-3647
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When Your Dog Loves You Too Much… Separation

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When Your Dog Loves You Too Much… Separation Anxiety is often misdiagnosed in the canine world. Sometimes it is really just boredom or the dog becoming adventurous when given the opportunity. If your dog seems to follow you and stick to you like glue, and/or if destruction is happening within the first 20 minutes you are away, then you are probably dealing with some form of separation anxiety. Here are some things that you can do to help: – Keep your comings and goings neutral! Don’t make a big fuss at either time. – Practice leaving with your normal cues (pick up your keys, grab your purse, put on your work shoes, etc.), then don’t leave. This will help desensitize your dog to your departures. – Give your dog a hobby while you are gone. Stuff a Kong, leave treats around the house, utilize a feeding tube, or anything that will get your dog up, moving and eating. A dog that is eating is not a stressed dog. – Leave your dog with an article of clothing that smells like you, such as an old t-shirt that you recently slept in. – A good dog is a tired dog! Try to exercise your dog more both mentally and physically.
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When Your Dog Loves You Too Much… Separation

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When Your Dog Loves You Too Much… Separation Anxiety is often misdiagnosed in the canine world. Sometimes it is really just boredom or the dog becoming adventurous when given the opportunity. If your dog seems to follow you and stick to you like glue, and/or if destruction is happening within the first 20 minutes you are away, then you are probably dealing with some form of separation anxiety. Here are some things that you can do to help: – Keep your comings and goings neutral! Don’t make a big fuss at either time. – Practice leaving with your normal cues (pick up your keys, grab your purse, put on your work shoes, etc.), then don’t leave. This will help desensitize your dog to your departures. – Give your dog a hobby while you are gone. Stuff a Kong, leave treats around the house, utilize a feeding tube, or anything that will get your dog up, moving and eating. A dog that is eating is not a stressed dog. – Leave your dog with an article of clothing that smells like you, such as an old t-shirt that you recently slept in. – A good dog is a tired dog! Try to exercise your dog more both mentally and physically.
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Dog bites, pet safety, and your kids

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Dog bites, pet safety, and your kids
Respecting their space can save your face. It is common sense to keep a respectable distance between a child’s face and the teeth of a dog or a cat, even if it is the family pet. If you run and shout, it can freak a dog out. The way you behave can

Shock after dog dies at parlour
Violet Richardson said her daughter Samantha, 14, an only child, is struggling to cope with the death of her dog. She said a Brakenjan employee picked up the dog from their home in Wilgehof on Monday morning and took Tekkies to the salon.

Road rager throws dog out car window
“This is my dog-this is like kidnapping a child. You basically kidnapped a child and then threw it in the woods, I mean who does that?” said Robyn Aubrey, the dog’s owner. Aubrey said it all started when an angry man, identified as Michael Norris by

Mark Thompson started Dog Training In Your Home

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Mark Thompson started Dog Training In Your Home in 1989. Mark and Leslie have now opened a Doggie Daycare and Boarding kennel. Offer large play areas and professional Boarding for your dog and Cats. Please see our website at Charlotte Better Dog Kennel We are experienced Charlotte NC dog trainers that will turn a “bad dog” into a well behaved house broken dog with our in home dog training courses. We can provide many services ranging from dog potty training to dog obedience training. We can start with puppy training in the Charlotte North Carolina area or adult dog training so that your dog can become a house broken dog. We train many breeds including but not limited to labradors, golden retriever, and german shepherds Offering dog training in the following areas: Charlotte, Matthews, Pineville, Ballentyne, Mint Hill, Indian Trail, Waxhaw. All of Mecklenburg and Union County. Dog Training Indian Trail Dog Training Pineville Dog Training Matthews Dog Training Waxhaw Dog Training Mint Hill Dog Training North-Charlotte Franchise mailing address: Dog Training In Your Home 4702 W. Hwy 74 Monroe, North Carolina 28110 Phone Number: (704) 573-3647 (704) 573-3647 Phone Number: (704) 296-0001 (704) 296-0001 Mark and Leslie Thompson are the owners of the Mecklenburg and Union County Franchise. They are personally involved in all aspects of business operations. Mark Thompson volunteers at Albemarle correctional facility as the training director for the new leash on life program. Rehabilitating Inmates and dogs, this program shows just one of the ways dogs give to the community
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Mark Thompson started Dog Training In Your Home in 1989. Mark and Leslie have now opened a Doggie Daycare and Boarding kennel. Offer large play areas and professional Boarding for your dog and Cats. Please see our website at Charlotte Better Dog Kennel We are experienced Charlotte NC dog trainers that will turn a “bad dog” into a well behaved house broken dog with our in home dog training courses. We can provide many services ranging from dog potty training to dog obedience training. We can start with puppy training in the Charlotte North Carolina area or adult dog training so that your dog can become a house broken dog. We train many breeds including but not limited to labradors, golden retriever, and german shepherds Offering dog training in the following areas: Charlotte, Matthews, Pineville, Ballentyne, Mint Hill, Indian Trail, Waxhaw. All of Mecklenburg and Union County. Dog Training Indian Trail Dog Training Pineville Dog Training Matthews Dog Training Waxhaw Dog Training Mint Hill Dog Training North-Charlotte Franchise mailing address: Dog Training In Your Home 4702 W. Hwy 74 Monroe, North Carolina 28110 Phone Number: (704) 573-3647 (704) 573-3647 Phone Number: (704) 296-0001 (704) 296-0001 Mark and Leslie Thompson are the owners of the Mecklenburg and Union County Franchise. They are personally involved in all aspects of business operations. Mark Thompson volunteers at Albemarle correctional facility as the training director for the new leash on life program. Rehabilitating Inmates and dogs, this program shows just one of the ways dogs give to the community
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Flying a Service Dog There are a few things you should know about flying a service dog or service dog in training. 1. WHAT TO TAKE: -Take all appropriate paperwork with you to the airport. This inculdes a copy of all current vacinations including Rabies, and a travel certificate from the dog’s vet within 10 days of travel showing dog is healthy. I have never been questioned for or asked about these when flying a service dog, but you need them just in case they ask. -a small “placemat” for the dog to lie on on the floor for comfort and control :-) . -poopy bags, paper towels or handi wipes for any accidents, a collapsible water bowl, dogfood, service dog vest, leash, 2. FEES? The airline is not supposed to charge you a pet fee or any other special fee for having the dog with you on the flight. 3. WHERE TO SIT ON THE PLANE Your service dog must sit under your feet on the plane so always ask for a window seat so the dog has more room and is not in the aisle, and try to get a bulk head seat right behind first class where there is additional room for your feet and the dog. TAKE A DIRECT FLIGHT WHEN EVER POSSIBLE. 4. AT THE AIRPORT It is good to walk the dog at the airport and have them potty before checking in, and then again after you check your bags/get your ticket because after you go thru security you will not have access to the outside of the airport unless you go out and then back thru security. If your airport is large, find the elevators and use them to change floors. They dont usually have stairs and I dont like taking the dogs on the escalators. Too much can go wrong with the dog being scared or getting hair snagged. When you arrive at your destination, go directly to the outside and let the dog use the bathroom, then go to baggage claim. The dog will need to pee due to the pressue changes in the plane and somestimes the stress of the flight/or relaxation off the nap they took while flying. 5. SECURITY It is easiest to go thru the special assitance line of security (handicap/gold card member line) if they will let you. This line is much shorter less stressful on the dog. Some metal detector screeners will let you leave on the leash/collar/vest and some will want the dog naked to go thru. I usually put the dog in a down stay, walk though the metal detector and wait for the screener to say it is ok for the dog to come thru. Then call the dog to me. 6. ATTIRE I normally wear my DTIYH shirt and then there are no questions about what my disability is. Of course I have none, but the service dogs in training have the same rights as service dogs. You will get lots of questions by fellow passengers about the dog who dont know you dont have to give them that information In my experience, the more evasive you are the more shady you seem with the dog there. I always say the dog is in training for ……… service. I have nvere had anyone complain about the dogs when they fly (I have flown 2 different dogs). Laura Moretz
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Flying a Service Dog There are a few things you should know about flying a service dog or service dog in training. 1. WHAT TO TAKE: -Take all appropriate paperwork with you to the airport. This inculdes a copy of all current vacinations including Rabies, and a travel certificate from the dog’s vet within 10 days of travel showing dog is healthy. I have never been questioned for or asked about these when flying a service dog, but you need them just in case they ask. -a small “placemat” for the dog to lie on on the floor for comfort and control :-) . -poopy bags, paper towels or handi wipes for any accidents, a collapsible water bowl, dogfood, service dog vest, leash, 2. FEES? The airline is not supposed to charge you a pet fee or any other special fee for having the dog with you on the flight. 3. WHERE TO SIT ON THE PLANE Your service dog must sit under your feet on the plane so always ask for a window seat so the dog has more room and is not in the aisle, and try to get a bulk head seat right behind first class where there is additional room for your feet and the dog. TAKE A DIRECT FLIGHT WHEN EVER POSSIBLE. 4. AT THE AIRPORT It is good to walk the dog at the airport and have them potty before checking in, and then again after you check your bags/get your ticket because after you go thru security you will not have access to the outside of the airport unless you go out and then back thru security. If your airport is large, find the elevators and use them to change floors. They dont usually have stairs and I dont like taking the dogs on the escalators. Too much can go wrong with the dog being scared or getting hair snagged. When you arrive at your destination, go directly to the outside and let the dog use the bathroom, then go to baggage claim. The dog will need to pee due to the pressue changes in the plane and somestimes the stress of the flight/or relaxation off the nap they took while flying. 5. SECURITY It is easiest to go thru the special assitance line of security (handicap/gold card member line) if they will let you. This line is much shorter less stressful on the dog. Some metal detector screeners will let you leave on the leash/collar/vest and some will want the dog naked to go thru. I usually put the dog in a down stay, walk though the metal detector and wait for the screener to say it is ok for the dog to come thru. Then call the dog to me. 6. ATTIRE I normally wear my DTIYH shirt and then there are no questions about what my disability is. Of course I have none, but the service dogs in training have the same rights as service dogs. You will get lots of questions by fellow passengers about the dog who dont know you dont have to give them that information In my experience, the more evasive you are the more shady you seem with the dog there. I always say the dog is in training for ……… service. I have nvere had anyone complain about the dogs when they fly (I have flown 2 different dogs). Laura Moretz
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Sherman Pass training turns into dog rescue

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Sherman Pass training turns into dog rescue
REPUBLIC — Nothing prepares adventurers for the anxiety of looking for a lost dog, especially in the backcountry as the sun sinks below the horizon and the coyotes yip in the distance. Dogs generally use their senses to find their way, sooner

Best wildland areas to take your dog
dog-friendly BLM allows dogs in wilderness (King Range National Conservation Area), has dog training days at Fort Ord, and limits dogs only in areas with critical wildlife habitat and endangered species. Central California District, (916

Training a special needs dog
February is National Dog Training Month. Training is important to your dog’s care just as much as feeding him is. Training any dog is important but it is especially important to train a special needs dog. Some special needs conditions can be magnified with

Guide dogs training with local students learn and teach
Luigi left La Loma Junior High in May with his head held high, and the crowd gathered for graduation cheering his name. On Saturday, the placid yellow lab raised in Modesto will pass a far more demanding bar, on duty leading his new partner

Jail really will be a dog’s life in Berkshire Park
Corrective Services NSW and RSPCA NSW are welcoming the community to the specialised dog training facility within the Outer Metropolitan Multi-Purpose Correctional Centre, Berkshire Park. The joint CSNSW and RSPCA NSW program began in 2010 to help

Roz Ferber (CPDT-KSA; KPA CTP) lifts the level of positive dog training
When Roz Ferber joined the Fur-Get Me Not Dog Training Team, Roz recalls, “I was thrilled because Fur-Get Me Not was everything I was looking for – friendly to people and dogs, supportive of rescue and shelter dogs, and professional.” In addition to

Students volunteer to train service dogs
Chelsea Reaves, Morina Pierce and Max Gluck, all veterinary science juniors, each decided to spend a year raising and training a puppy to be used as a service dog to assist someone with a disability. Gluck joined Paws for the Cause, a local offshoot of

‘Dog Whisperer’ stirs up howls of protest
But fans won’t be the only people who show up to greet him. Several local dog trainers and owners plan to do some whispering of their own in front of the theater, protesting what they refer to as Millan’s “outdated” and “painful” methods.

Hero Dog ‘Lucky’ Retires After Sniffing Out 40 Million Illegal Cigarettes (VIDEO)

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Hero Dog ‘Lucky’ Retires After Sniffing Out 40 Million Illegal Cigarettes (VIDEO)
After seven years sniffing out contraband at a Polish customs office, Lucky the labrador is giving his nose a well deserved rest. Over the span of his career, Lucky reportedly sniffed out as many as 40 million illegal cigarettes. Now, Lucky is

Diabetic three-legged dog paired up with diabetic child – FOX19

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Diabetic three-legged dog paired up with diabetic child – FOX19

Diabetic three-legged dog paired up with diabetic child
FOX19
By Sonu Wasu – email Staff at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona have paired up "Petey" the three-legged, diabetic Terrier mix, with an Oro Valley child who has Juvenile Diabetes. A stray dog diagnosed with diabetes is getting a second chance at

Little girl’s pibble abandoned at boarding kennel

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Little girl’s pibble abandoned at boarding kennel
The woman who is trying to save Spanky’s life has been working on this situation (rehoming dogs from the boarding facility) for the past three months. Spanky and another senior Pit bull named “Seven” are the only dogs who are still in need of a rescue.

Hero dog saves abused woman
Last year, when a woman’s abusive boyfriend tried to beat her to death with a hammer, it was a dog that saved her life. The family’s Great Dane leapt onto the bed and laid his body across the woman’s, taking the hammer blows, himself. Bones broke

Roz Ferber (CPDT-KSA; KPA CTP) lifts the level of positive dog training

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Roz Ferber (CPDT-KSA; KPA CTP) lifts the level of positive dog training
When Roz Ferber joined the Fur-Get Me Not Dog Training Team, Roz recalls, “I was thrilled because Fur-Get Me Not was everything I was looking for – friendly to people and dogs, supportive of rescue and shelter dogs, and professional.” In addition to

Sherman Pass training turns into dog rescue
REPUBLIC — Nothing prepares adventurers for the anxiety of looking for a lost dog, especially in the backcountry as the sun sinks below the horizon and the coyotes yip in the distance. Dogs generally use their senses to find their way, sooner

Training a special needs dog
February is National Dog Training Month. Training is important to your dog’s care just as much as feeding him is. Training any dog is important but it is especially important to train a special needs dog. Some special needs conditions can be magnified with

‘Dog Whisperer’ stirs up howls of protest
But fans won’t be the only people who show up to greet him. Several local dog trainers and owners plan to do some whispering of their own in front of the theater, protesting what they refer to as Millan’s “outdated” and “painful” methods.

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Dog-training classes begin in Feb. – The Daily News Journal

Dog-training classes begin in Feb.
The Daily News Journal
Dog-training and dog-handling classes are being offered in February by the Greater Murfreesboro Kennel Club and Murfreesboro Obedience Training Club. All classes will be held at the Tennessee Livestock Center, located on the MTSU campus on Greenland

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Training Dogs with Disabilities – MyFox Houston


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Training Dogs with Disabilities
MyFox Houston
Raising and training a dog with a disability can be an incredibly rewarding experience. Most dogs overcome their own physical challenges with ease and joy. But many need our help navigating the human world. This week I was so happy to have Eve with me.

Villa La Paws Pet Resort Announces the Launch of its Nationwide Franchise Program – MarketWatch (press release)

Villa La Paws Pet Resort Announces the Launch of its Nationwide Franchise Program
MarketWatch (press release)
PHOENIX, Feb 02, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Villa La Paws, a cage-free pet resort, spa and dog training company, today announced the launch of its nationwide franchise program, Villa La Paws LLC, as part of its goal to expand the brand's footprint

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Six new breeds to debut at Westminster Dog Show

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Six new breeds to debut at Westminster Dog Show
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Six new breeds of dogs, including Mexico’s hairless Xoloitzcuintli, the Finnish Lapphund and the Norwegian Lundehund, will be competing in the 2012 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show next month. They will join other newcomers

Man goes to court for custody of ‘kidnapped’ dog

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Man goes to court for custody of ‘kidnapped’ dog
Dershowitz said he was intitially able to keep tabs on how Knux was going through friends, but he’s been in the dark since Brega headed out west, and he wants his baby back home. “He is the most tender dog – just a sensitive, human-like soul,” Dershowitz said.

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North Carolina lags in protecting animals from cruelty – Charlotte Observer

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North Carolina lags in protecting animals from cruelty – Charlotte Observer


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North Carolina lags in protecting animals from cruelty
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Bev Perdue signed the bill into law, but the legislature has otherwise failed to take meaningful action to protect animals. It's not for lack of opportunities to do so. Bills to protect dogs at commercial breeding facilities and to restrict the

Romney to get Secret Service protection – CBS News


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Romney to get Secret Service protection
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In just the last two days, there has been a bomb sniffing dog and SWAT agent on hand at events. It is rumored that the campaign had been in talks with the Secret Service for some time to receive further protection, but a particularly rowdy crowd on New
Romney's stature, wallet warrant Secret Service protectionGlobalPost

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Dog attacked; woman to get vet bills paid after 9NEWS steps in – 9NEWS.com

Dog attacked; woman to get vet bills paid after 9NEWS steps in
9NEWS.com
"Hi Michele, my name is Jim, I lost a couple dogs in the area you posted," said the voicemail Byers received and shared with 9NEWS. The phone number belongs to a man named Jim Randolph, who owns Top Dog Protection, a local guard dog company.

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Dogs and cats conference – Mid Sussex Times

Dogs and cats conference
Mid Sussex Times
MID Sussex based animal charity CATS Protection is to host the 2012 Association of Dogs and Cats Homes Conference (ADCH) for the first time. The organisation, whose headquarters are at the National Cat Centre in Chelwood Gate, is holding the event at

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You can cheat on your wife, but don’t you dare cheat your dog – Columbia Star

You can cheat on your wife, but don't you dare cheat your dog
Columbia Star
After leaving South Carolina on a rather bland note except for the debate in which Newt blasted all of the media for its protection of Barrack Obama, the fellas acted pretty much as any politicians before them. There was a lot of handshaking and baby

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‘Dog Whisperer’ stirs up howls of protest – Columbus Other Paper

'Dog Whisperer' stirs up howls of protest
Columbus Other Paper
Cesar Millan will demonstrate his dog-rehabilitation methods at 8 pm Saturday at the Palace Theatre, 34 W. Broad St. Tickets are $35.75-$45.75. Ticketmaster.com. For more information on Saturday's protest, visit the page "Protest Cesar Millan February

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Hernando activist pulling at the leash for dog park – Memphis Commercial Appeal


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Hernando activist pulling at the leash for dog park
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Each section would have a double gate for protection against dogs accidentally getting out while off their leashes, Zizmann said. "All owners would have to purchase a park permit and show proof of up-to-date pet immunizations each year.
Surrey unleashes dog park planSurrey Leader

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Legislature kills prairie dog bill – Rapid City Journal

Legislature kills prairie dog bill
Rapid City Journal
But when they filed a lawsuit to collect damages from the state for failing to do so, the South Dakota Supreme Court threw it out on the grounds of "sovereign immunity," the protection a state has from being sued without its consent.

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Dad punches raging Staffie to save girl, 6

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Dad punches raging Staffie to save girl, 6
The desperate dad repeatedly punched the berserk Staffordshire bull terrier in the head as he battled to save her he punched the dog in the head and kept punching it until it let go. The owner had said, ‘Can’t you keep your kids under control?’

Massive dog bites off half of little girl’s face
The dog disfigured a half of the little girl’s face. Doctors managed to save the child’s life, but her face can only be reconstructed through very expensive plastic surgery. The schoolgirl’s parents can not afford the operations, whereas the dog owner does

Bitten child’s parents thank rescuers
In a statement released this afternoon, the parents said they would like to acknowledge the “quick efforts of the Ashburton road workers and the St John paramedics that were first on the scene to help save the dog which has just attacked a child.

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The making of Rin Tin Tin – The Economist

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The making of Rin Tin Tin – The Economist


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The making of Rin Tin Tin
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Every national newspaper ran an obituary. One radio announcer mourned the passing of “a gentleman, a scholar, a hero, a cinema star”. He was a dog, to be sure, but he was also “virtually everything we could wish to be”. But of course Rin Tin Tin never
Film series continues with 'Rin Tin Tin' authorFinger Lakes Times

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Walla Walla man rescues dog from highway – KNDO/KNDU

Walla Walla man rescues dog from highway
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WALLA WALLA, Wash.—A Walla Walla man is being called a hero after rescuing a dog from a highway. If it weren't for him, the dog would not have survived. 25-year-old David Cook says he was driving on Highway 12 in Walla Walla when he saw a dog dodging

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Do you know a hero dog? – Milford Daily News (blog)

Do you know a hero dog?
Milford Daily News (blog)
By Allan Jung Do you know a hero dog? Right now the American Humane Association is looking for nominations for its 2012 Hero Dog Awards. The video of Zurich, the 2011 Service Dog of the Year is really moving. All the 2011 finalist videos are amazing.

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Dog’s licks save owner’s life – Ninemsn


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Dog's licks save owner's life
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"He was my little hero." Do you have a photo or video that should be published on ninemsn? Or do you have information that could lead to a news story? Let us know by sending an email to news.feedback@ninemsn.com.au We owe a great deal to Dogs these
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Service Dog's Licks Save Owner's LifeABC News (blog)
When life depends on a miniature schnauzerohmidog!

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Hero dog revolutionizes shelter policy to let battered women keep pets – New York Daily News


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Hero dog revolutionizes shelter policy to let battered women keep pets
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By Amanda Mikelberg / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS This black Great Dane that protected its owner from an abusive man who attacked her with a hammer was the first dog allowed to live in the Rose Brooks Center women's shelter in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Dog Breeding And Canine Diversity (PHOTOS)

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Dog Breeding And Canine Diversity (PHOTOS)
For reasons both practical and whimsical, man’s best friend has been artificially evolved into the most diverse animal on the planet — a staggering achievement, given that most of the 350 to 400 dog breeds in existence have been around for only

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Barking Zone Doggie Daycare Grand Opening in Jasper – CBS42

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Barking Zone Doggie Daycare Grand Opening in Jasper – CBS42

Barking Zone Doggie Daycare Grand Opening in Jasper
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(WIAT) – A new doggie daycare just opened in Jasper … and there's already a full-house. Workers say it's the first in Walker County. Veterinarian Jeremiah Alexander says it may seem like a luxury only meant for larger cities, but even in rural areas

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Dog daycare to open in Richmond Hill – Savannah Morning News

Dog daycare to open in Richmond Hill
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By For Bryan County Now Barks Gymboree will hold the grand opening of their state-of-the art doggie daycare facility in Richmond Hill with a reception and ribbon cutting Jan. 27. Barks Gymboree offers full service daycare and boarding, where dogs play

Villa La Paws Pet Resort Announces the Launch of its Nationwide Franchise Program – MarketWatch (press release)

Villa La Paws Pet Resort Announces the Launch of its Nationwide Franchise Program
MarketWatch (press release)
Villa La Paws is a multi-award winning pet resort and spa with two Phoenix locations. Core service offerings include cage-free dog daycare, pet grooming, dog training, and overnight care. In addition to its completely cage-free facilities,

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Coming: Yappy Camper – STLtoday.com

Coming: Yappy Camper
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BY Randy Moon | Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 01:46 PM Downtown St. Louis is getting a new dog daycare and boarding facility. The business is called Yappy Camper and it promises to provide the type of fun care that will have dogs wishing their

Baby on the way? Make time to prepare your pet – Boston.com


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Baby on the way? Make time to prepare your pet
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New mothers might also consider a dog walker or even doggie daycare to give everyone a break, Yin said. Finally, don't take on a baby and a puppy at the same time. "That," said Yin, "would be like having twins." Latte , a 5 – year – old poodle , plays

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Baby on the way? Make time to prepare your pet – USA TODAY


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Baby on the way? Make time to prepare your pet
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New mothers might also consider a dog walker or even doggie daycare to give everyone a break, Yin said. Finally, don't take on a baby and a puppy at the same time. "That," said Yin, "would be like having twins." For more information about reprints
Experts say preparing a pet for a new baby will help the animal and ease Washington Post

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Dog Daycare Offers Fun for Dogs And Peace of Mind for Owners – Scarsdale10583.com

Dog Daycare Offers Fun for Dogs And Peace of Mind for Owners
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Paws and Play, a state-of-the-art daycare, boarding and training center for dogs of all shapes and sizes, recently opened its 9000-square-foot facility in Tuckahoe. The brand new multi-million-dollar facility, which boasts 3 large indoor play centers,

Many dog owners spare no expense to pamper their pets – Indianapolis Star

Many dog owners spare no expense to pamper their pets
Indianapolis Star
"He's the cutest dog in the whole wide world," Delk said. "He's a sweet boy and he is pampered." Tanner spends three days a week in doggie day care at Barkefellers, which is to pet boarding what the Conrad is to hotels. Opened in 2009 on the Southside,

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Dog Daycare Center Pleads With Village to Let them Open in Former Hank’s Alley … – Patch.com

Dog Daycare Center Pleads With Village to Let them Open in Former Hank's Alley
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It is our presumption that the reason the requested variance was denied was concern for the noise generated from the dogs barking. Using our dog daycare center in Ardsley as an example, we have been open now for eight *8) years without one noise

Dog’s snoring could indicate an obstruction – Chicago Tribune

Dog's snoring could indicate an obstruction
Chicago Tribune
And you won't need to walk the kitty (though you might need to clean the litter box and feed the pet when your sister is traveling)," Kay notes. "Assuming your sister's dog is social with other dogs, frequent dog park visits or periodic doggy daycare

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Canine Costume Pet costumes can be entertaining and

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Canine Costume Pet costumes can be entertaining and fun for humans. Some dogs even like them! For other dogs, Halloween costumes are a nightmare. Here are some tips on selecting a costume, getting them to wear it, and alternatives in the event that your dog is truly uncomfortable. Selecting a Costume: Make sure you select the correct size for your dog. If the costume is too large, it will shift and become uncomfortable. Your dog will also be able to wiggle right out of it and walk away. If the size is too small, your dog’s motion will be restricted. Be sure that the costume does not rub your dog the wrong way. Friction around the neckline or the front legs are common, regardless of correct sizing. Do not select a costume with small or dangling parts. These can become entanglement and choking hazards that can result in strangulation and injury if the dog attempts to escape or destroy their costume. Consider an alternative costume. These do not have restrictive strapping around the back or torso. Hats, elastic cuffs around the legs, or neckwear may be more acceptable to your pet than a full suit. Playing Dress Up: If your dog is not used to wearing clothing, you must use positive reinforcement. Dress the dog in the costume, then in a positive and/or excited tone offer praise, treats, and physical attention. If you can’t even get the costume on the dog, show the dog the costume and do the same routine. Bring it closer and closer to the dog each time. As long as the dog stays relaxed, then you may drape the costume over the dog’s back while offering this praise. Once they are ok with putting it over their back, accelerate to putting on portions of the costume, building up to the full costume experience. Practice with dog clothes. Take them for walks with them on. Let them play and relax around the house with it on. Distract the dog with fun activities. If your dog will move, offer him fun and games in their costume. Alternative Holiday Wear: Halloween Doggiedanas. If a collar is tolerable, a bandana may be an acceptable decoration even when a full outfit is not comfortable for your dog. Dog Collars. Many pet and department stores offer collars that themselves have Halloween décor on them. If they wear a collar, simply switch for the holiday version! Resource Halloween Safety Remember that if your dog is uncomfortable, they may be irritable. We suggest not bringing your dog along for a Trick and Treat excursion if they are in discomfort. Be vigilant with children petting your dog when they are in costume. With the excitement of the holiday, children can unintentionally be hurtful, and dogs can be nervous. This is not a good combination. With lots going on, pay lots of attention to your dog’s body language, and give them a break whenever necessary. If you cannot be vigilant, make sure that your dog is left at home in a safe environment. Unfortunately, people can be cruel and crazy around this time of year. Please make sure to keep your dog on leash whenever outside the home, and inside whenever possible. Keep all candy out of the reach of your dog. Both the wrappers and their contents may become life threatening to your dog if ingested. If you do not have the time to desensitize your dog to the doorbell, you may need to consider crating your dog during the Trick or Treat hours for both their safety and the safety of those who come to your door.
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More measures can help protect against vicious dog attacks

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More measures can help protect against vicious dog attacks
The tragic death of a 23-month-old boy mauled by a pit bull last weekend only fuels the debate over whether pit bull breeds should be banned altogether. Defenders of pit bulls blame owners for the dog’s upbringing. Proponents of a ban say it is in the

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SUMMER SUN SAFETY Summertime is fun for dogs

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SUMMER SUN SAFETY Summertime is fun for dogs and humans alike. It’s a great time to travel and enjoy the great outdoors. Let us review a few safety tips to make sure that you and your dog can be ready for your adventures: Ride Right. Are you taking your dog for a ride in the car? Nothing compares to a happy dog’s ears as he takes on the wind outside of a car window! Be careful though. Do not ever leave a dog alone in a parked vehicle especially in direct sun. Even when it’s only mildly hot out, the inside of a car can become sweltering. Rolling down the windows is not enough relief. Heat stroke can happen to dogs, and just like in people can cause brain damage and even death. Symptoms include panting, drooling, rapid pulse and fever. Immediately immerse the dog in cool water and seek emergency veterinary assistance. Sunburns. Did you know that dogs get sunburns just like we do? Especially the dogs with shorter hair, lighter or pink skin, and pink noses are most susceptible. Try to limit your dog’s exposure to days when the sun is less strong. Sunblock applied to ears and noses 30 minutes before exposure will help. Sink or Swim. Not all dogs know how to swim instinctively. Do not just drop them in a pool or throw them in the ocean to see how they do. Make sure that they choose their swimming adventure. Start in shallow water and call your dog’s name. Maybe try tossing a toy to see if they will retrieve it. Better yet? If you have a friend with a dog who can swim, let them lead the way. Do not be surprised if both of your dog’s legs don’t paddle right away. Most dogs start with just their front legs. Stick close to help with the back end if they need it. Watch for tides, surfers, and other swimmers to be sure your dog has a calm introduction to the world of water. Consider getting a canine life preserver so that they can have the support while they learn. Always use preservers on boating adventures. They need them just like humans. Remember that swimming uses different muscles and can tire your animal quickly. Always keep your dog in reach so that you can help them if they need it. You are their best friend and lifeguard. Fancy Footwork. If your dog starts to walk awkwardly on the roads or concrete, consider the heat of the pavement. Their feet may literally be burning. Whenever possible, avoid walking your dog on the blacktop when it is hot to the touch. Walk them on the sidewalk, in the grass, or in the shade. Also, when starting to increase the speed, frequency, or change the terrain of your dog’s walk, remember that they do not wear shoes. It may take them a while to build the calluses on their paws necessary to walk in these areas. If you’re going hiking or onto surfaces where you would not be comfortable walking barefoot, consider your pet’s feet. There are even sneakers available for animals that may have sensitive paws! Gear up the grooming. Make sure that you keep up with your dog’s brushing and washing to ensure good health in the heat. This is when they shed more and get dirtier than most other times of the year. Don’t forget to apply their flea/tick prevention and give them their heartworm preventatives each month as well. These are just a few of the considerations to be made during the summer. We wish you the safest of adventures and loads of fun this season!
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SUMMER SUN SAFETY Summertime is fun for dogs

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SUMMER SUN SAFETY Summertime is fun for dogs and humans alike. It’s a great time to travel and enjoy the great outdoors. Let us review a few safety tips to make sure that you and your dog can be ready for your adventures: Ride Right. Are you taking your dog for a ride in the car? Nothing compares to a happy dog’s ears as he takes on the wind outside of a car window! Be careful though. Do not ever leave a dog alone in a parked vehicle especially in direct sun. Even when it’s only mildly hot out, the inside of a car can become sweltering. Rolling down the windows is not enough relief. Heat stroke can happen to dogs, and just like in people can cause brain damage and even death. Symptoms include panting, drooling, rapid pulse and fever. Immediately immerse the dog in cool water and seek emergency veterinary assistance. Sunburns. Did you know that dogs get sunburns just like we do? Especially the dogs with shorter hair, lighter or pink skin, and pink noses are most susceptible. Try to limit your dog’s exposure to days when the sun is less strong. Sunblock applied to ears and noses 30 minutes before exposure will help. Sink or Swim. Not all dogs know how to swim instinctively. Do not just drop them in a pool or throw them in the ocean to see how they do. Make sure that they choose their swimming adventure. Start in shallow water and call your dog’s name. Maybe try tossing a toy to see if they will retrieve it. Better yet? If you have a friend with a dog who can swim, let them lead the way. Do not be surprised if both of your dog’s legs don’t paddle right away. Most dogs start with just their front legs. Stick close to help with the back end if they need it. Watch for tides, surfers, and other swimmers to be sure your dog has a calm introduction to the world of water. Consider getting a canine life preserver so that they can have the support while they learn. Always use preservers on boating adventures. They need them just like humans. Remember that swimming uses different muscles and can tire your animal quickly. Always keep your dog in reach so that you can help them if they need it. You are their best friend and lifeguard. Fancy Footwork. If your dog starts to walk awkwardly on the roads or concrete, consider the heat of the pavement. Their feet may literally be burning. Whenever possible, avoid walking your dog on the blacktop when it is hot to the touch. Walk them on the sidewalk, in the grass, or in the shade. Also, when starting to increase the speed, frequency, or change the terrain of your dog’s walk, remember that they do not wear shoes. It may take them a while to build the calluses on their paws necessary to walk in these areas. If you’re going hiking or onto surfaces where you would not be comfortable walking barefoot, consider your pet’s feet. There are even sneakers available for animals that may have sensitive paws! Gear up the grooming. Make sure that you keep up with your dog’s brushing and washing to ensure good health in the heat. This is when they shed more and get dirtier than most other times of the year. Don’t forget to apply their flea/tick prevention and give them their heartworm preventatives each month as well. These are just a few of the considerations to be made during the summer. We wish you the safest of adventures and loads of fun this season!
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MANAGING THE MUD So you are ready to

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MANAGING THE MUD So you are ready to go back inside, but you aren’t ready to mop the floors? What do you do if your dog has managed to get covered in mud? Even if it is just the paws, tracking mud into the house can make for a major cleaning project. Here is how to manage the mud tracking: Get doormats for each doorway to the outside. Make sure they look similar to one another. These mats will serve as a visual barrier to entry for your dog that, with your help and training, can show the dog just where to wait before coming inside. Pair each doormat with a towel for wiping down paws. Practice makes perfect. Make sure to gear up your daily practice of obedience training so that you can train your dog to apply their knowledge to the new season’s activities. Sit or Stand Stay is the perfect command to replace the wiggle worm behaviors commonly associated with paw cleaning. Remember, consistency and repetitions create habits in both humans and canines alike. Make your trips outside an adventure within limits that are clear to the dog. Show them what you do and do not want them to do over and over again before expecting them to understand and do it on their own. A few weeks of chaperoning may be a lot of work, but it will pay off in years of trustworthiness and positive behavior in your dog. While we cannot help you teach your dog to mop the floors themselves, we are here if you have any questions on how to curb spring fever.
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MANAGING THE MUD So you are ready to go back inside, but you aren’t ready to mop the floors? What do you do if your dog has managed to get covered in mud? Even if it is just the paws, tracking mud into the house can make for a major cleaning project. Here is how to manage the mud tracking: Get doormats for each doorway to the outside. Make sure they look similar to one another. These mats will serve as a visual barrier to entry for your dog that, with your help and training, can show the dog just where to wait before coming inside. Pair each doormat with a towel for wiping down paws. Practice makes perfect. Make sure to gear up your daily practice of obedience training so that you can train your dog to apply their knowledge to the new season’s activities. Sit or Stand Stay is the perfect command to replace the wiggle worm behaviors commonly associated with paw cleaning. Remember, consistency and repetitions create habits in both humans and canines alike. Make your trips outside an adventure within limits that are clear to the dog. Show them what you do and do not want them to do over and over again before expecting them to understand and do it on their own. A few weeks of chaperoning may be a lot of work, but it will pay off in years of trustworthiness and positive behavior in your dog. While we cannot help you teach your dog to mop the floors themselves, we are here if you have any questions on how to curb spring fever.
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LESSON NOTES STAND/STAY COMMAND ** NOTE: Before teaching

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LESSON NOTES STAND/STAY COMMAND ** NOTE: Before teaching stand/stay your dog should have a complete understanding of sit/stay. * Begin with your dog in a sit/stay on your left side facing in the same direction you are. * Using your right hand reach across your body grasping the leash about 6” from your dog collar. * Step back and place your left hand (palm toward yourself) on the deep inside of your right thigh. * Then as you give the command “stand” pull forward with your right hand while using your left hand to lift the dogs hind quarter into the air. * Once your dog reaches the standing position give the command to “stay”, then step in front of your dog. * Keep in mind, most dogs will attempt to sit. If this should happen, move quickly, stepping forward with your left leg (putting your hand back inside your thigh), then lightly snap the leash toward you as you lift your dogs hind quarters into the the stand position, and say “NO !!” (correction tone) then say “stand”. (light command tone). * Continue to follow the above steps for seven full days before expecting the dog to stand on his own. * Consult your training instructor for the next steps. TRAINING GOAL:_________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ *Remember, if you have any questions, please call our office at (704) 573-3647 Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm
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LESSON NOTES STAND/STAY COMMAND ** NOTE: Before teaching stand/stay your dog should have a complete understanding of sit/stay. * Begin with your dog in a sit/stay on your left side facing in the same direction you are. * Using your right hand reach across your body grasping the leash about 6” from your dog collar. * Step back and place your left hand (palm toward yourself) on the deep inside of your right thigh. * Then as you give the command “stand” pull forward with your right hand while using your left hand to lift the dogs hind quarter into the air. * Once your dog reaches the standing position give the command to “stay”, then step in front of your dog. * Keep in mind, most dogs will attempt to sit. If this should happen, move quickly, stepping forward with your left leg (putting your hand back inside your thigh), then lightly snap the leash toward you as you lift your dogs hind quarters into the the stand position, and say “NO !!” (correction tone) then say “stand”. (light command tone). * Continue to follow the above steps for seven full days before expecting the dog to stand on his own. * Consult your training instructor for the next steps. TRAINING GOAL:_________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ *Remember, if you have any questions, please call our office at (704) 573-3647 Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm
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Shock after dog dies at parlour

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Shock after dog dies at parlour
The Richardson family is struggling to accept that 2-year-old Tekkies, who was only due for a wash and shave, apparently died soon after arriving at the Brakenjan dog parlour in Oranjesig. Violet Richardson said her daughter Samantha, 14, an only child

Surviving a Dog Attack
Report the stray dogs and dog packs as soon as possible. Children and dogs: 1. Never leave an infant or toddler or young child alone with a dog. Any dog. Even your sweet, well-behaved beloved pet dog. Children don’t intend to trigger hunt and

Hero Dog ‘Lucky’ Retires After Sniffing Out 40 Million Illegal Cigarettes (VIDEO)

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Hero Dog ‘Lucky’ Retires After Sniffing Out 40 Million Illegal Cigarettes (VIDEO)
After seven years sniffing out contraband at a Polish customs office, Lucky the labrador is giving his nose a well deserved rest. Over the span of his career, Lucky reportedly sniffed out as many as 40 million illegal cigarettes. Now, Lucky is

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